market update

October 2020 Market Update

Our Chief Investment Officer Mark Rider explains what has happened in the first quarter of the new financial year and what we expect to see moving forward.   What has happened in recent months? The COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the global economic outlook. After the spread of the virus slowed in most developed market … Read more

July 2020 Market Update

Our Chief Investment Officer Tim Macready explains what happened in financial markets during the 2019/20 financial year as a result of COVID-19, and how this has impacted your super. Watch our video summary, or read more details below.   How did my super perform last year? According to research company Chant West, the median growth investment option^ finished the … Read more

COVID-19 Market Update – May 2020

While Australia has done comparatively well to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 infections, the impact of the pandemic on the economy and financial markets has been significant. The federal government has provided a range of support measures to keep businesses afloat and to keep people in jobs while social distancing restrictions remain in place. Efforts to … Read more

Christian Super Investment Update August 2017

Economic Commentary Domestic – Australian GDP grew 0.8% in the June quarter compared with a negative growth of 0.3% over the previous quarter, driven by a solid recovery in net exports and consumer spending. Yearly inflation rate was 1.9% over the twelve months to the June quarter, compared with 2.1% the previous quarter. Wholesale electricity … Read more